Karen Authement

Karen Authement

Severna Park, Maryland
Karen M. Authement has been in the legal profession for over 20 years and has extensive experience in complex personal injury matters, family law, foreclosure and debt collection. Ms. Authement worked as a paralegal in a Plaintiff’s complex personal injury and medical malpractice firm for 9 years while completing her Bachelor degree and law degree in the evenings. After working as a Managing Associate for a foreclosure and debt collection firm for over five years, Ms. Authement returned to general practice helping individuals and families in personal injury, domestic, collections, wills, and criminal matters. Ms. Authement stays on top of the current issues and changing laws with continuing legal education seminars on a regular basis. Flexible appointments are available for evenings, weekends, and house calls when injuries prevent client from traveling.

Areas of Practice

  • Wills, Trusts & Estates / Personal Injury
  • Child Support & Custody
  • Judgment & Debt Collection
  • Personal Injury
  • Auto Accidents
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Social Security Disability Claims
  • Wills & Estates
  • Criminal/ DUI
  • Family Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 2004
  • District of Columbia, 2006
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 2005


  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2003
  • University of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland
    • B.A. cum laude - 1999

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Maryland Association for Justice
  • Baltimore City Bar
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • BWI Professional Networking Associates

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of Heidi S. Kenny, LLC, Managing Associate, 2005 - 2010
  • Jerome J. Seidenman, PA, Paralegal to Associate, 1996 - 2005